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FHA stops lending on homes with energy-efficient PACE liens Property Assessed Clean Energy mortgages were created to finance energy-saving improvements, but they’ve come under growing criticism from some regulators and consumer groups. DEAR MR. MYERS: We bought our home in 2015 with a Federal Housing Administration loan, and then added a new solar-panel system and made some other energy-saving improvements with a PACE loan earlier this year. Now, we’ve heard that the FHA will no longer insure mortgages that have a PACE assessment. So, where does that leave us? Are we going to have to refinance our current FHA mortgage with a nonFHA lender? ANSWER: Don’t worry. Although the federal government recently announced that it will no longer provide FHA loans on properties that also are encumbered by a PACE lien, the new policy won’t affect homeowners who already have a PACE assessment in place. PACE loans were created several years ago to fund ener-

About Real Estate DAVID MYERS gy-efficient home-improvements. The various programs are typically operated by local governments but funded by private-sector banks or other companies. These offbeat loans usually don’t require any monthly payments. Instead, the regularly scheduled payments are tacked on to the borrower’s property-tax bill, and the owner pays them as a line item when their annual or semi-annual bill comes due - just as they would for street improvements and the like. The repayment process, though, can lead to some serious problems. The first is that, if the tax bill goes into default and the tax collector must foreclose, the PACE lien must be paid off first from the tax sale’s proceeds. The lender that issued the 30-year mortgage for the borrower to purchase the house earlier would get only “second-dibs” on the

proceeds from the sale . In many instances, even if sellers with a PACE lien can find a buyer before going into foreclosure, the lien is effectively transferred to the new buyers. The buyers then are obligated to make those payments through their property-tax bills, again putting the bank that issued the purchase mortgage at risk if the buyers default later. The Federal Housing Administration’s home-loan program is financed by government funds, which means it depends on taxpayer dollars. When the FHA loses money on the sale of a home, all of us do. FHA acknowledged that fact when announcing its new restrictions on PACE-encumbered properties earlier this month, noting in a statement that the agency “can no longer tolerate putting taxpayers at risk by allowing [lien] obligations like these to be

placed ahead of the mortgage itself in the event of a default.” Most consumer groups applauded the FHA’s decision, but said that the agency needs to go much farther. Their “wish list” includes a lower cap on the rate that PACE lenders can charge, better state and federal regulation, and a ban on contractors and salespeople who make unfounded promises that the cost of the owner’s energy-saving improvements will soon be recouped through lower monthly utility bills. *** DEAR MR.

MYERS: My kids and I drove across the country for our fall vacation this year and passed through a town in Texas called “Turkey.” We didn’t see any turkeys there. What gives? ANSWER: There still are some turkeys around there, even if you didn’t see them. The town (population: 400) in the Texas Panhandle was named after settlers in the 1890s, who were greeted by huge flocks of the big birds from nearby Turkey Creek. The tiny town is best-known as the home of the late

country singer Bob Wills, the “King of Western Swing.” Turkey also is one of the more than 100 U.S. towns whose names might have appeared in your holiday feast. If you enjoyed a smaller dinner, you might want to visit Chicken, Alaska. Or you might want get a nice slab of ham in Pig, Kentucky. No great meal can begin without an appetizer. Start with a fruit plate from Citrus Heights, California, and cheeses from the fine cities of Colby, Wisconsin and Monterey, California. They’re good with a

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Final chapter: The Good Life in 10 Retire with Rentals AUSTIN FRUECHTING

system that would work for an average investor like myself. This column has been a way to share our journey with others. To help those who may be seeking financial freedom and their own version of the “good life” for themselves. I hope that

it has been informational and beneficial in your journey. I truly believe that anyone can reach the same goal of retirement and financial freedom in 10 years or less if they take the time to educate themselves and invest wisely. Please visit my blog

at www.goodlifeinten.com for more information and feel free to reach out to me from there as well. It has been a pleasure writing this column for you. Make 2018 the start of your journey to financial independence. Cheers!

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Financial freedom and the “good life” can be yours in 10 years or less. Take control of your future. This is not a pipe dream. It does not require any special pedigree, talents, or large sums of money. My wife and I were able to retire from the traditional workforce in my early 30s. Our financial freedom was realized just seven years after the purchase of our first rental property. There was nothing special about us – no trust funds, no family money, no lottery winnings, no special leg up. In fact, we both came from very humble beginnings. We know that if we were able to achieve the dream of financial freedom, it is attainable for anyone. It is a truly wonderful thing; to be in control of exactly how you spend your time. You can call it retirement, but financial freedom is a more accurate descriptor. Retirement often conjures up images of a slothlike existence, collecting sea shells, just waiting for the reaper. Productivity is a big part of life satisfaction and happiness, and that happiness is maximized by spending your time on the things that bring you the most joy.


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Important landscape dates for weed control If you are a regular reader of this column, you know that one of the services the Payne County Extension Service offers is one-on-one advice for a variety of horticulture and landscape questions. Often these questions involve helping our clients solve a variety of problems. This week’s focus is on weeds. We will follow up next week with other gardening tasks. Prevention is key. And a key component to prevention is proper timing. Take a look at this list and mark your calendars now with a reminder because

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some years it’s not until almost October. Once again, early is always preferable to waiting until it’s too late.

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Real estate staging professionals also are concerned by growing complaints about digital misbehavior. Jay Bell – co-owner of a company in Atlanta that offers both traditional, physical staging and virtual staging – says that digital cover-ups of flaws in properties, including changing wall colors and installing make-believe moulding, are all out of bounds ethically. Though the National Association of Realtors has not issued specific guidance to its 1.2 million members

on virtual staging, Bruce Aydt, past chairman of the group’s professional standards committee and senior vice president and general counsel of the Prudential Alliance brokerage [now Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Alliance] in St. Louis, told me it’s all about “truthfulness.” Putting aside the changes to furnishings, “is the representation of the property what it actually looks like” in reality? Equally important, said Aydt, are there clear disclosures that photos have

been manipulated digitally? If not, he said, then it’s likely they violate Article 12 of the Realtors’ code of ethics, which requires agents and brokers to “present a true picture in their advertising, marketing and other representations.” Bottom line: Though most online photos have not been digitally altered, be aware that some may be. It doesn’t hurt to ask before you visit. Ken Harney’s email address is kenharney@earthlink.net.

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that had been digitally rearranged, repaired and enhanced. “The house looks like hell,” Nino said in a posting on the “ActiveRain” KENNETH R. HARNEY real estate network. “The carpet is dirty, the walls Could this happroblem: At what have dents, scrapes pen to you? Absopoint does virtual and broken minilutely – thanks to staging cross the blinds.” a concept known as line from spiffing In an interview, “virtual staging.” up the appearance Nino said his cliYou’re probably of a house to infamiliar with physi- tentionally misrep- ent was outraged and blamed him cal “staging,” where resenting it, misfor bringing her to experts come in and leading potential such a blatantly de-clutter a house buyers? misrepresented and replace or rearGreg Nino, a house. Nino’s blog range furnishings Texas realty agent to make it more with RE/MAX West post attracted thoureadily salable. Houston Profession- sands of online visitors and comments That’s fine. als [now RE/MAX Virtual staging, Compass], ran into from realty agents by contrast, rethe issue painfully. around the counquires no physical A client fell in love try, many of whom furnishings, just with a house listed deplored the use of high-tech wizardsoftware and imag- by another local ination. There’s no agent who included ry to make online listings look much limit to the types of 16 interior photos digital makeovers on her website. But better than they that are possible. when Nino and his really are. “This is misleadYou don’t like the client went to see ing the public,” said wallpaper? No the house, it was Nino. “It’s bad for problem. Get rid immediately clear the industry, and of it with a click. that the 16 photos bad for consumers.” Want that sagging depicted rooms ceiling in the bedOPEN HOUSE, SUNDAY 2-4 P.M. room to disappear? Prefer high-end ceramic floor tiles 3 Beds / 2 Baths in the master bath instead of the lino$ leum that’s actually there? More lush Hosted by: Heather Sneed looking landscaping? Click, click, click – you’ve got 911 S. MAIN ST. it all. (405) 332-5553 kwstillwaterok.com But here’s the

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WASHINGTON – Try to picture this real estate scenario – virtually. Like 90 percent of shoppers searching for a home, you start on the web, checking out listings and locations. You find a house that appears to be what you’re after, and you tap into the photos section of the listing to see the interior shots. Wow! The house is outstanding for the asking price. Everything appears to be in good physical condition, you’re impressed by upgrade extras such as crown moulding in some rooms, plus granite counters and premium appliances in the kitchen. You call your real estate agent and arrange a visit to the house. You both walk in and what you find is shocking. The walls have serious cracks, the carpets are stained and dirty. There are no crown mouldings, no granite countertops, no premium kitchen appliances. In fact, the kitchen is swarming with flies because of old food left decomposing in the sink. Get me out of here!


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